Dr. Ahmad Kamal Hassan

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Dr. Ahmad Kamal Hassan

Associate Professor

Qualifications: PhD in Electrical Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Research Interests: Wireless communications, Signal processing for communications networks, Adaptive beamforming, and Reliability Modeling

Professional Affiliations

1. HEC Recognized PhD Supervisor.

2. Professional Engineer, Pakistan Engineering Council.

3. Chartered Engineer, UK.




J30. Zaman, N.U., Munawar, K., U.M., Moinuddin, Hassan, A.K., Al-Saggaf, U.M., (2024). Sum Capacity Based Modeling and Secrecy Analysis of MISO-NOMA Cooperative IoT Framework. IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society. Impact Factor: 7.9

J29. Sadia, H., Hassan, A.K., Abbas, Z.H., Abbas, G., Waqas, M. and Han, Z., (2023). IRS-enabled NOMA communication systems: A network architecture primer with future trends and challenges. Digital Communications and Networks. Impact Factor: 7.9

J28. Zaman, N.U., Hassan, A.K., Abbas, Z.H., Abbas, G., Bilal, M. and Pack, S., (2023). Performance analysis of NOMA enabled multi-user co-operative IoT network with SWIPT protocol. Journal of King Saud University-Computer and Information Sciences, 35(8), p.101639. Impact Factor: 6.9

J27. Hassan, A. K., Al-Saggaf, U.M., Moinuddin, M., Alshoubaki, M.K., (2023) Statistical Method Based Waveform Optimization in Collocated MIMO Radar Systems, Mathematics 2023, 11, 680. Impact Factor: 2.592

J26. Sadia, H., Hassan, A.K., Abbas, Z.H. and Abbas, G., (2023). System throughput maximization in IRS-assisted phase cooperative NOMA networks. Physical Communication, p.102007.Impact Factor: 2.379

J25. Ghous, M., Hassan, A.K., Abbas, Z.H., Abbas, G., Hussien, A. and Baker, T., (2022). Cooperative Power-Domain NOMA Systems: An Overview. Sensors, 22(24), p.9652. Impact Factor: 3.847

J24. Al-Saggaf, U.M., Hassan, A.K. and Moinuddin, M., (2022). Ergodic Capacity Analysis of Downlink Communication Systems under Covariance Shaping Equalizers. Mathematics, 10(22), p.4304. Impact Factor: 2.592

J23. Moinuddin, M., Hassan, A. K., Al-Saggaf, U.M. (2022). Performance Analysis of Multi-Cell Association in Downlink MU-MIMO System with Arbitrary Beamforming. Mathematics, 10(15), 2611. Impact Factor: 2.592

J22. Hassan, A. K., Moinuddin, M., (2021). Beamforming Using Exact Evaluation of Leakage and Ergodic Capacity of MU-MIMO System. Sensors, 21(20), 6792. Impact Factor: 3.576

J21: Ghous, M., Hassan, A. K., Abbas, Z. H., & Abbas, G., (2021). Modeling and analysis of self interferenceimpaired two-user cooperative MIMO-NOMA system. Physical Communication, 101441. Impact Factor: 1.81

J20: Adeel, M., Hassan, A.K., Sher, H.A., Murtaza, A.F., (2021) A grade point average assessment of analytical and numerical methods for the parameter extraction of a practical PV device. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 142, 110826. Impact Factor: 14.982

J19: Ghous, M., Abbas, Z. H., Hassan, A. K., Abbas, G., Baker, T., & Al-Jumeily, D. (2021). Performance Analysis and Beamforming Design of a Secure Cooperative MISO-NOMA Network. Sensors, 21(12), 4180. Impact Factor: 3.576

J18: Hassan, A.K., Abbas, Z.H., Abbas, G., Baker, T., (2020) Simultaneous Diagonalization Using Baseband Beamforming in mmWave MU-MIMO Systems. Electronics, 9, 1944. Impact Factor: 2.397

J17: Hassan, A.K., Moinuddin, M., Al-Saggaf, U.M., Aldayel, O., Davidson, T.N. and Al-Naouri, T.Y., (2020). Performance Analysis and Joint Statistical Beamformer Design for Multi-User MIMO Systems. IEEE Communications Letters, 24(10), pp.2152-2156. Impact Factor: 3.436

J16: Haroon, M. S., Muhammad, F., Abbas, G., Abbas, Z. H., Hassan, A. K., Waqas, M., & Kim, S. (2020). Interference Management in Ultra-dense 5G Networks with Excessive Drone Usage. IEEE Access. Impact Factor: 3.367

J15: Khan, Abd Ullah, Abbas, G., Abbas, Z. H., Waqas, M., & Hassan, A. K. (2020). Spectrum utilization eciency in the cognitive radio enabled 5G-based IoT. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 102686. Impact Factor: 6.281

J14: Ghous, M., Abbas, Z. H., Abbas, G., Hassan, A. K., & Moinuddin, M. (2020). Transmit beamformer based performance analysis and diversity gains of cell edge user in cooperative MISO-NOMA system. Physical Communication, 101102. Impact Factor: 1.81

J13: Rushdi, A.M.A., Hassan, A. K., & Moinuddin, M., “System reliability analysis of small-cell deployment in heterogeneous cellular networks”, Telecommunication Systems , https://doi.org/10.1007/s11235-019-00615-2, 2019, (IF: 1.707)

J12: Mohammed, A.H.M., Moinuddin, M., Al-Saggaf, U.M. and Hassan, A.K. Outage probability analysis and adaptive combiner for multiuser multipolarized antenna systems. Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences27(1), pp.67-79, 2019, (IF: 0.682)

J11: Hassan, A. K., Moinuddin, M., & Al-Saggaf, U. M., “Sum Ergodic Capacity Analysis Using Asymptotic Design of Massive MU-MIMO Systems”, Wireless Personal Communication , https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-018-5669-6,2018, (IF: 0.929)

J10: Hassan, A. K., Moinuddin, M., Al-Saggaf, U. M., & Shaikh, M. S., “On the Kernel Optimization of Radial Basis Function Using Nelder Mead Simplex”, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering,  43 (6), 2805-2816,  2018, (IF: 1.518).

J9: Hassan, A. K., Moinuddin, M., & Al-Saggaf, U. M., “On Modelling and Performance Analysis of Non-cooperative Multiantenna Multi-user MIMO Systems”, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, 2018, ( IF: 0.651).

J8: Hassan, A. K., Moinuddin, M., Al-Saggaf, U. M., & Al-Naffouri, T. Y., “Performance Analysis of Beamforming in MUMIMO Systems for Rayleigh Fading Channels”, IEEE Access, 5, 3709-3720,  2017, (IF: 3.557).

J7: Ahmed, R., Moinuddin, M., Al-Saggaf, U. M., & Hassan, A. K., “Mitigation of Self Interference and Multi-User Interference in Downlink Multi-User MIMO System”,  IET Communications, DOI: 10.1049/iet-com.2017.0880, 11 (17), 2605-2612, 2017, (IF: 1.443).

J6: Hassan, A.W., Hassan, A.K., “A Karnaugh map based approach towards systemic reviews and meta-analysis”, SpringerPlus, 5(1), 371, 2016, ( IF: 1.130).

J5: Rushdi, A.M.A., Hassan, A.K., “Quantification of uncertainty in the reliability of migration between habitat patches”, Computational Ecology and Software, 6(3), p.66, 2016, (Master Journal List, Web of Science).

J4: Rushdi, A.M.A., Hassan, A.K., “An Exposition of System Reliability Analysis with an Ecological Perspective”, Ecological Indicators, 63C: 282-295, 2016, (IF: 3.898).

J3: Hassan, A.K., Affandi, A., “On Modelling and Comparative Study of LMS and RLS Algorithms for Synthesis of MSA”, Modelling and Simulation in Engineering, Volume 2016,  (Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Web of Science & Scopus).

J2: Rushdi, A.M.A., Hassan, A.K., “Reliability of migration between habitat patches with heterogeneous ecological corridors”, Ecological Modelling, 304: 1-10,  2015, (IF: 2.363).

J1: Hoque, M. A., Hassan, A.K., “Modeling and performance optimization of automated antenna alignment for telecommuni- cation transceivers“, Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, 18(3), pp.351-360, 2015, (Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Web of Science & Scopus)..



C05. Adeel, M., Sher, H.A., Hassan, A.K. and Al-Haddad, K., 2022, October. Comparative analysis of PV parameter extraction algorithms. In IECON 2022–48th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (pp. 1-6). IEEE.

C04. Hassan, A. K., Moinuddin, M., Al-Saggaf, A. U. & Al-Saggaf, U. M. (2021, July). Semi Blind Beamforming in Massive MIMO Communications for 5G Technology. In 2020 8th International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems (ICIAS).Kula Lampur, Presented, To appear in IEEExplore

C4: Iftikhar, B., Malik, M. M., Hadi, S., Wajid, O., Farooq, M. N., Rehman, M. M., & Hassan, A.K. Cost-eective, Reliable, and Precise Surface Mount Device (SMD) on PCBs. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering , July 2020, Vol. 899, No. 1, p. 012007. IOP Publishing. Note: Senior Design Project at BS Level for the first four authors.

C3: Hassan, A. K., Moinuddin, M., & Al-Saggaf, U. M., “Beamforming in Massive MU-MIMO cellular networks: A stochastic geometry approach. Venue: 6th International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems (ICIAS), Kula Lampur, Malaysia”, August 2016,  Available in : IEEExplore

C2: Hassan, A.K., “Reliability Modeling of Multi-tier Heterogeneous Cellular Networks in Hajj Ritual Areas”, The Seventh Scientific Forum for King Abdulaziz University Students, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Received cash award for 2nd best paper, 2015, Available in : Scientific Forum for King Abdulaziz University Database.

C1: Hassan, A.K., Hoque, A., & Moldsvor, A., “Automated Micro-Wave(MW) antenna alignment of Base Transceiver Stations: Time optimal link alignment”, Australasian Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ATNAC), Melbourne, Australia, November 2011.; Available in : IEEExplore


P04. Moinuddin, M., Al-Saggaf, U. M., & Hassan, A. K. (2022). Method of optimizing multi-cell association in downlink multi-user, multiple-input, multiple-output (MU-MIMO) systems via statistical beamforming. United States patent US 11,356,155.

P03. Moinuddin, M., Al-Saggaf, U. M., & Hassan, A. K. (2022). Processing blind beamforming for multi-user multiple-input multiple-output (MU-MIMO) systems. United States patent US 11,252,045.

P02. Moinuddin, M., Al-Saggaf, U. M., Alhaqbani, Y.A., Aljohani, A. & Hassan, A. K. (2022). Method for secure communication in mu-massive MIMO system via blind distributed beamforming. United States patent US 11,271,620.

P01. Al-Saggaf, U. M., Moinuddin, M., Alshoubaki, M. K., & Hassan, A. K. (2021). Method of processing waveforms at a multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) radar for an unknown target. United States patent US 10,895,635.

Book Chapters

B02. Hassan, A.K., Moinuddin, M., Alsaggaf, A.U. and Al-Saggaf, U.M., (2023). Beamforming in Massive MIMO Communications for 5G Technology. 5G Wireless Communication System in Healthcare Informatics, 3(3.4), pp.3-5. CRC Press

B01: Rushdi, A. M. A., & Hassan, A. K., (2021). On the Interplay Between Ecology and Reliability. In Handbook of Advanced Performability Engineering (pp. 785-809). Springer, Cham.


I have acquired (in most cases jointly) the following research grants.

G3: 2022-2025 , Ref No. 20-14560/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2021, Responsible as: PI. PKR 3,148,700/- Project title: Multi-User MIMO NOMA with IRS Assistance: Modelling, Analysis, and Beamforming Design Funding from: HEC-NRPU, Pakistan

G2: 2020-2021, Grant number: PSF/RES/workshop/8(47)/2020-21. Responsible as: PI. PKR 100,000. Project title: An AD-HOC Network based ying transceiver for emergency message dissemination in a crisis zone. Funding from: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF),Pakistan.

G1: 2018-2019, Grant number: 211983/SRGP/R&D/HEC/2018. Responsible as: PI. PKR 475,000. Project title: An Indenite Quadratic Form based Characterization of MU-MIMO Systems in SG Settings. Funding from: Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan under Startup Research Grant Program (SRGP).

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